Wall Township Criminal, Drug and DWI Charges
My office represents both Adults and juveniles accused of crimes, DWI and serious traffic violations in Wall Township. Wall Township’s proximity to the jersey shore, and the confluence of several major highways including Route 18, Route I-195, Route 34 and the Garden State Parkway bring in lots of arrests and tickets. If you or your child has been arrested in Wall, NJ, call now to speak with a local defense attorney. My law practice focuses on drug arrests and DWI charges. I commonly appear in the Wall Township Municipal Court and the Monmouth County Superior Court.
Wall Township – New Jersey
Wall Township was formally incorporated in 1851. During the period 1884-1927, portions of this township were taken to form North Spring Lake, Belmar, Manasquan, Spring Lake, Sea Girt, Brielle, Lake Como and Spring Lake Heights. The community was named after Garret D. Wall, a lawyer who commanded a volunteer company during the war of 1812. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the total area of Wall is 31.4 square miles, of which 97.45% comprises all the land from the Shark River to the Manasquan River, as well as Belmar to Howell.
As of the 2000 Census, the township population was 25,261, 95% of which was urban. There were 6,926 families residing in the several districts into which Wall Township is divided (Allaire, Allenwood, Farmingdale, Glendola, Old Mill and West Belmar). Slightly more than a third (33.8%) of the 9,437 households of this township counted in the census had children under the age of 18 living with them. Roughly two thirds (63.09%) of these households were composed of married couples living together.
The main ancestries cited by the residents of Wall were 26% Irish, 19% Italian and 16% German. At the time of the census, the racial composition was 97.09% White, 1.55% Hispanic or Latino of any race and 1.26% Asian. Teenagers of this township represented a quarter of the population and 14.4% of the population were individuals 65 years of age or older. The median age in 2000 was 40 years. The proportion of females to males age 18 and over was 100 to 88.4.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wall was $32,954, compared with $21,587 nationally. The median income for a household in the township has been growing steadily since 1999 when it was $32,500. By 2008, it was $41,476 and in 2010, $59.536. The estimated median house or condo value in 2000 was $87,500. This figure more than doubled by 2000 to reach $189,646. About 1.7% of families and 2.3% of the population of Wall were below the poverty line, according to independent data for the year 2007. This includes 2.5% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those aged 65 or over.
Of the population 25 and older of this township, which totaled 17,618 according to the 2000 census, more than a third (38.9%) had a bachelor’s, master’s, professional or doctorate degree versus 29.8% at state level. School enrollment for children 3 years and over was higher in 2000 than the state’s for preschool and kindergarten and grades 1-12 (15.7% vs. 13.7% and 69.6% vs. 65.1%). College enrollment was lower, at 14.7% versus 21.2%.
The major industries in which males of this township usually are engaged are 16% construction, 9% professional, scientific and technical services, and public administration 8%. A similar proportion of females are occupied in educational services (18%) and health care (16%). According to the records of the FBI for 2003, the total number of violent crimes in 2003 in Wall Township was 31, without murders or homicides.